Mattie

Mattie Lee Herrell

August 5, 2015

Claiborne - Overholt Funeral Home 1106 Hwy. 33 South New Tazewell, TN 37825 (423) 626 - 2191 Fax (423) 626 - 8440 Mrs. Mattie Lee Herrell age 88 of New Tazewell, TN was born January 2, 1927 and the Lord called her home August 5, 2015. She was a member of Mill Springs Baptist Church in Jefferson City. She was the mother of former Claiborne County Mayor Virgil Herrell. She was preceded in death by her: Husband: Virgil Herrell Parents: Bill and Lula (Sweet) Stansberry Sisters: Hazel Arnwine, Nell Hopson and Etta Lee Barker Brothers: Johnny, Roy and Robert Stansberry She is survived by her: Loving Son: Virgil Herrell of New Tazewell, TN Sister: Alice Herrell of Knoxville, TN Brother: J.B. Stansberry and wife Lucille of Knoxville, TN Sisters-in-Law: Bonnie Stansberry of New Tazewell, TN Opha Stansberry of Sharps Chapel, TN Special nieces: Louise Wright and Louberta Arnwine Caregiver: Connie Combs Several nieces, nephews and a host of other loving relatives and friends. The family would like to say a very special thank you to caregiver Connie Combs, Claiborne Medical Center and Claiborne County Nursing Home for all of their loving care. The family will receive friends Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 5PM till 8PM at the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home. The body will lie in state one hour before funeral services. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 2PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. L.B. Herrell and the Rev. Scottie Collins officiating. Burial will follow in the Cave Springs Cemetery. Pallbears: Nephews Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family
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